The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Athletic Success and Genetics

    Reader Mike, knows how to avoid controversy, he stated that " genetics always wins out…"---Read success stories of these methods and send your own.Questions come in by the hundreds. I make posts from fun ones. Before asking more, see if your answ...

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  • Reader Success - Using Good Bending For Shoveling Snow

    About two feet of snow fell over the weekend in the Northeast US. I got a lovely Christmas card shortly after. I wrote back to thank the sender for remembering me.KathyB replied,"I not only remembered you, I've had you on my mind, as I so often do...

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  • 91 Year Old Water Skier

    Edith McAllister was born in 1918 and lives in San Antonio. Here is a video of her water skiing at the age of 91.Click the > arrow to play this short movie:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-OzZppi1kw&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0]If v...

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  • Fast Fitness - Quick Strength for Everything

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - build on a previous Fast Fitness to increase strength of body and core. Strengthen almost everything with this fun move.The post Fast Fitness - High Core Strength For The New Year on January 2 2009 showed holding a pl...

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  • What is Thai Massage?

    There are many claims for massage, some real and some exaggerated or false. I searched for methods that provide real benefit. I studied sports massage in India and Nepal, and in certification programs of Shiatsu in Japan, TuiNa in China, and Nuad ...

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  • Grand Rounds 3.49 Shows We're Listening

    Thank you Susan at Rickety Contrivances of Doing Good for hosting Grand Rounds 3.49.This week Grand Rounds selected medical posts that reflected Narrative Medicine, which Susan says has three essential components:Attention: Listening carefully to ...

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  • Fast Fitness - Healthier Holiday Shopping

    Here is Fast "Black Friday" Fitness - In the rush of holiday consumerism and overindulgence in acquisitions, take pause:TOMS is a shoe company who gives away shoes to children who have no shoes.For every pair you purchase, TOMS will give one pair ...

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  • Fixing Fitness Myths

    "The public has an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except which is worth knowing." - Oscar WildApril 1 seems to be a day to notice, more than usual, if things in the news are not facts but April Fool. On other days, urban legends and oth...

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  • Kneecap Tracking - Don't Miss These Reasons It Doesn't Get Better

    Captain Scott, pilot, athlete, all around good reader, asked about knee pain when the kneecap (patella) "slides to the outside due to tightness in the tendons and muscles on the outside of the knee." His physician recommended surgery to cut the ti...

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  • Fast Fitness - Better Than Ice Cream, Quick Homemade Healthy Treat

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - one of my own favorites - good for a pre-game meal, exercise recovery food, desert, and quick snack. It tastes like chocolate ice cream, sweet and creamy, but made of healthy food, no sugar or dairy, good amounts of ...

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About the Author


M.Ed, PhD, FAWM

Dr. Bookspan is an award-winning scientist whose goal is to make exercise easier and healthier.

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